Fishing Report

Halibut, salmon fishing fair to good

W ow, what an incredibly gorgeous Memorial Day weekend even though the wind and overcast chilled things down on Monday. For those of you who… Continue reading

Column wraps up for season, not fishing

Now that we are beginning the slow tumble into the deep fall season where land hunts rule, don’t forget the stunning silvers and steelhead swaggering… Continue reading

Wild weather here, but fishing still fair

Well that was a pretty wild weekend. High tides, high winds, a dash of termination dust and snagging opened at the Nick Dudiak Lagoon.  Surfers… Continue reading

Anglers should remember manners

One of the golden perks associated with writing this column is the cornucopia of remarkable posts that land in the R.E.I. gmail inbox.  Sometimes the… Continue reading

Anglers should remember manners

O ne of the golden perks associated with writing this column is the cornucopia of remarkable posts that land in the R.E.I. gmail inbox.  Sometimes… Continue reading

Life-saving tips: Learn to swim, wear a PFD

Last Monday I opened a voicemail from my compadre Turk. He was so riled up that residual smoke leaked out of the receiver. He started… Continue reading

Nick shares recipe for salmon brine

Things have continued to roll along in the silver fishery along the east side of The Spit.  Remember last week when I hinted that if… Continue reading

Fish while you can; time zooming by

Wow, did we somehow pick up a serious tail wind of time since this column’s seasonal debut? Come on, Aug. 6 already? It seems like… Continue reading

Fishing? Know what you’re catching

I have received an unusual amount of email asking how to report angler evil-doers to the Alaska Wildlife Troopers without tying up 911.  The local number… Continue reading

Silvers pickier than pinks (and taste better, too)

Let’s face it. Putting the hammer on silvers while they are cruising beneath our inlet waters or doing acerebral loops inside the infamous Nick Dudiak… Continue reading

Minnesota woman takes lead in derby

It was an interesting past week for the sports fishing crowd. A distaff member of the flatfish hunting group shot into first place in the… Continue reading

It’s not just the out-of-towners who can’t read or follow sport fishing regs

Back in late June this column reported on a plethora of angling misconducts Alaska Wildlife Troopers had to deal with because of clueless dipsticks.  … Continue reading

Hunting for lingcod? Nick’s got a few tips for novice anglers

I was asked yesterday what I thought about lingcod. I deliberated for a few seconds and then replied, “Well I know from personal experience that… Continue reading

Sport fishing scofflaws stretch limits of intelligence, common sense

N ormally I don’t get into to the area of investments but after reading the Alaska Wildlife Trooper’s section of the police report in the… Continue reading

You never know what you might see when you’re fishing — or watching

I need to start this column with a warning: There is a despicable sneak thief roaming the Homer Spit and the area prowler can ruin… Continue reading

Anchor River looks like it’s making a comeback

It’s always righteous to be able to start out a column on the upbeat although things may slide a bit backward as the initial subject… Continue reading

Seabird fishing frenzies signal some good fishing

Before we get rolling, I’d like to take a step back to last Thursday when I took a shot at those  anglers that wale away… Continue reading

Feeding frenzies of seabirds signal some good fishing

Before we get rolling, I’d like to take a step back to last Thursday when I took a shot at those anglers that wale away… Continue reading

Think of your fellow anglers when fishing at Lagoon

I received a minor flood of email after last week’s initial report and most of them centered on the king return at the Nick Dudiak… Continue reading

Let the fishing begin

The rumors are true, folks. The staff of Reeling ’Em has signed on for another summer of profound and incisive reporting about fish enabled topics. … Continue reading

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